MIT 8.03 Physics III: Vibrations and Waves, Fall 2004
Topics mechanical vibrations, waves, simple harmonic motion, superposition, forced vibrations, resonance, coupled oscillations, normal modes, vibrations of continuous systems, reflection, refraction, phase, group velocity, Optics, wave solutions to Maxwell's equations, polarization, Snell's Law, interference, Huygens's principle, Fraunhofer diffraction, gratings, musical instruments, red sunsets, glories, coronae, rainbows, haloes, X-ray binaries, neutron stars, black holes, big-bang cosmology
In addition to the traditional topics of mechanical vibrations and waves, coupled oscillators, and electro-magnetic radiation, students will also learn about musical instruments, red sunsets, glories, coronae, rainbows, haloes, X-ray binaries, neutron stars, black holes and big-bang cosmology.
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